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Gary Johnson Tries, Fails To Turn His Foreign Policy Ignorance Into An Asset

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, likely appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday in hopes of mopping up some of the embarrassment stemming from not being able to name a living world leader whom he admired. Instead of taking the opportunity to demonstrate a basic grasp of foreign affairs after last week’s gaffe, however, Johnson argued that such knowledge is a superficial metric for judging a candidate’s fitness to serve as commander in chief.
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